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Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, June 25, 2022

Weather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, June 25, 2022:

Today:

Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight:

Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the evening.

Highs are forecast to peak in the low 90s before dropping again into the lower 80s in the middle of next week.

Courtesy of HistoryNet:

  • 1862 The first day of the Seven Days’ campaign begins with fighting at Oak Grove, Virginia.
  • 1864 Union troops surrounding Petersburg, Virginia, begin building a mine tunnel underneath the Confederate lines.
  • 1868 The U.S. Congress enacts legislation granting an eight-hour day to workers employed by the federal government.
  • 1876 General George A. Custer and over 260 men of the Seventh Cavalry are wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at Little Bighorn in Montana.
  • 1881 Birth of Crystal Eastman, suffragist.
  • 1886 Birth of Henry (Hap) Arnold, U.S. Army Air Force general during World War II.
  • 1887 Birth of George Abbott, American playwright, director and producer (Three Men on a Horse, Damn Yankees).
  • 1921 Samuel Gompers is elected head of the American Federation of Labor for the 40th time.
  • 1950 North Korea invades South Korea, beginning the Korean War.
  • 1962 The U.S. Supreme Court bans official prayers in public schools.
  • 1964 President Lyndon Johnson orders 200 naval personnel to Mississippi to assist in finding three missing civil rights workers.
  • 1973 White House Counsel John Dean admits President Richard Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up.
  • 1986 Congress approves $100 million in aid to the Contras fighting in Nicaragua.